Betancourt Memoir

I just reviewed Ingrid Betancourt’s new memoir, Even Silence Has an End, for The Internet Review of Books. It is a story I have been waiting to read, a story I followed for six plus years while Betancourt was held captive by the Revolutionary Armed Forces  of Colombia, the FARC. There are a couple ofContinue reading “Betancourt Memoir”

Ingrid Betancourt on BBC

Ingrid Betancourt was interviewed by Stephen Sackur on the BBC’s Hardtalk, yesterday (click here to watch the entire interview). She has been an inspiration to me and many others around the world, but after this interview I believe she has been elevated to the realm of a select few who have endured hardships beyond mostContinue reading “Ingrid Betancourt on BBC”